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Tesla Model S U-2 spy plane chase car

Tesla Model S tapped as U-2 spy plane chase car

The Lockheed U-2 spy plane is no easy plane to pilot—especially during takeoff and landings. This is because the plane is extremely sensitive to crosswinds and has a tendency to lift even when the spoilers and flaps are set for descent. The latter forces the pilot to stall the plane to get it... read more

August 2, 2017 by
 
Hyperloop One concept drawing

Elon Musk's Boring Company merges with Hyperloop for NY to DC transport

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, ever the visionary, says he received "verbal approval" from the United States government to build a Hyperloop through New York City, Philadelphia... read more July 20, 2017 by


 
What's Inside a Tesla battery?

What's inside Tesla's battery pack?

EV West has shown us the proper way to break down a Tesla Battery pack. They remove multiple modules in order to reuse them under the skin of cool projects. What if you just... read more July 10, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model 3 "first production" car, in photo tweeted by Elon Musk on July 9, 2017

First production Tesla Model 3 revealed, deliveries to start July 28

Tesla CEO Elon Musk took to Twitter on Saturday to reveal the first production example of the Model 3. The car, referred to internally as “SN1,” an acronym for... read more July 9, 2017 by


 
Tesla Powerpacks

Tesla to build world's biggest battery in Australia

Tesla has entered a partnership with an Australian state to build the world’s biggest battery. The lithium-ion battery will be made up of Tesla’s industrial-scale... read more July 7, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model S after IIHS small-overlap frontal crash test, late 2016   [frame from IIHS video]

Tesla hits back at IIHS after Model S falls short in latest crash tests

The Tesla Model S has consistently ranked at the top of independent crash tests since its debut earlier this decade, leading to its reputation as one of the safest cars in... read more July 6, 2017 by


 
Tesla factory, Fremont, California

Tesla in talks with Shanghai to build cars in China

Tesla may be adding another facility beyond its NUMMI California facility and assembly plant in Tillburg, Netherlands. The automaker has confirmed it is working with the... read more June 23, 2017 by


 
Tesla Motors Supercharger station in Oxnard, California.

Tesla talks to rivals about use of its Supercharger network

Owners of non-Tesla vehicles may someday find themselves using one of Tesla's Supercharger stations if the "active talks" the Californian firm has disclosed lead anywhere... read more June 22, 2017 by


 
The Boring Company concept

Talks between city of Los Angeles and Elon Musk's Boring Company "promising"

The Tesla Model 3 hasn't entered production yet, but Elon Musk never rests. The Tesla CEO claims to have had good conversations with the city of Los Angeles over the use of... read more June 20, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model S

After eclipsing Ford and GM, Tesla's market value briefly surpasses BMW

The market value of Tesla [NSDQ: TSLA] rallied once again last week and the automaker briefly surpassed BMW in market capitalization. According to Bloomberg, Tesla's stock... read more June 13, 2017 by


 
Teaser for Tesla Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla teases Model Y electric SUV due in 2019

Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Tuesday revealed new details about the company’s planned Model Y electric SUV due in 2019, including this teaser shot. The Model Y will be a... read more June 7, 2017 by


 
2017 Tesla Model X

AAA hikes Tesla insurance rates due to higher than average number of claims

Tesla owners carrying policies through AAA aren't going to like this news: rates are going up. AAA determined the Tesla Model S and Model X are both affected by abnormally... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
2012 Toyota RAV4 EV

Toyota offloaded Tesla shares in 2016

Toyota on Saturday revealed that it sold its remaining shares in Tesla at the end of 2016. The Japanese automaker previously sold some of the shares in 2014. Toyota’s... read more June 5, 2017 by


 
Tesla Model 3 design prototype  -  reveal event  -  March 2016

Tesla Model 3 leaked data suggests 0-60 time of 5.6 seconds

More details on the Tesla Model 3 have emerged ahead of the car’s July debut. Slides comparing the Model 3 with the Model S recently surfaced on a Tesla enthusiast site... read more May 25, 2017 by


 
Tesla Supercharger site in Newburgh, New York, up and running - June 2015

Tesla reinstates free Supercharging for existing owners

Good guy Tesla has had a change of heart. Following news the company would begin charging for Supercharger station use, Elektrek reports Tesla will extend free charging to... read more May 22, 2017 by


 
The Boring Company prototype

The Boring Company demonstrates prototype for 125-MPH sled

It was only a couple of weeks ago that Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed just what was in store for his newest startup, The Boring Company. The company hopes to establish a... read more May 15, 2017 by


 
 

 
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